Physician Assistant 1st Assist Cardiac Surgery

Physician Assistant – Cardiac Surgery

Baystate Health, a Truven® Award–winning healthcare system and home of the University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate, is seeking an experienced Physician Assistant to join Baystate Health’s award winning Heart & Vascular Program as a 1st  assist in our division of cardiac surgery.

A HIGH QUALITY PROGRAM - Baystate Medical Center (BMC) was named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. In addition to our Truven® award, U.S. News & World Report considers BMC high-performing in cardiology and heart surgery, and ranked BMC as one of the nation's top 34 hospitalsfor 2015-16.

HIGH VOLUME -ROBUST, BUILT IN REFERRAL SYSTEM - Baystate Medical Center performs more than 80% of all cardiac surgeries in western Massachusetts. It is among the three highest-volume medical centers in the entire state for coronary surgery and coronary angioplasty.

STATE OF THE ART PATIENT FACILITIES – Brand new patient tower that includes dedicated CV operating rooms including 4 hybrid operating rooms.

COLLABORATION - A large, collegial group of surgeons, physicians and advanced practitioners dedicated to patient centered excellence and your success.

COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION - Low cost, high quality benefits, paid time off, CME time and reimbursement and a generous retirement plan!

Ideal candidate should have a minimum of one year 1st assist experience. Vein harvesting and endoscopy procedural experience is a must.

The Heart and Vascular Program at Baystate Health is among the best in the nation and serves Baystate Medical Center, an academic 700+ bed facility, as well as our network of community hospitals. A truly regional cardiac surgery program, Baystate Medical Center performs more than 80% of cardiac surgery for residents of western MA. Baystate Medical Center is one of only two hospitals in the state, and one of only 15 in the country to earn a top score from Consumer Reports for cardiac surgery.

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Elizabeth Fox

Elizabeth Fox


Baystate Medical Center

Located in Springfield, MA Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is home to the state’s second busiest emergency department, the region’s only Level 1 trauma center and one of only 39 American College of Surgeons accredited Level 1 Comprehensive Education Institutes in the world. And recently, BMC completed construction on its new 600,000-sq. ft. “Hospital of the Future.”

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Quality of Life

BMC is in the heart of Springfield, but its quality of life goes well beyond city limits.

Iconic venues like the Quadrangle museum cluster, Basketball Hall of Fame and MASSMutual Center give way to picturesque Forest Park and Zoo, Six Flags New England, historic towns, and great dining, shopping and entertainment.

The area boasts many beautiful homes in good neighborhoods, a great selection of public and private schools, as well as prestigious colleges and universities. Living costs in Springfield are also 14% lower than the Massachusetts average.

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